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Dulwich Hill is a residential suburb in the Inner West of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Dulwich Hill is located 9 kilometers south-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Marrickville Council. Dulwich Hill stretches south to the shore of the Cooks River.
As a suburb which went through substantial development in the early 20th century, it now is hugely popular with young professional couples looking to reside in inner city living, closer to all amenities. With a vibrant village feel, Dulwich Hill is applauded for its multicultural community. A New York Times article explores the variety of international food shops on the shopping strips along Marrickville and New Canterbury Rd.
A new light rail is also under construction due for completion in 2014 that will connect many other of the outer suburbs to Dulwich Hill and the CBD.
Property investors and home buyers in Dulwich Hill usually go for one & two bedroom apartments, especially with district views in smaller boutique blocks. Dulwich Hill is popular with a mix of both home buyers and investors as they love the central location which appeals to many young professional couple tenants, particularly in the quieter tree-lined streets.
From art deco apartments, to 1960s and ‘70s apartments, through to modern units. The suburb has an array of popular federation housing architecture such as Californian Bungalows and large land blocks making Dulwich Hill more recently become popular with families and young people. It also features examples of Edwardian, Gothic and Italianate architecture.
Dulwich Hill features two shopping areas, a small number of shops on Wardell Road near Dulwich Hill railway station and the main shopping area around the northern end of Marrickville Road and its intersection with New Canterbury Road.
The main local industries and businesses are retail trade, having over 7,000 local businesses.
Modern public transport to the area consist of Cityrail railway services and several routes serviced by government buses which provide practical and frequent serviced to the Sydney CBD and south –western suburbs. A light rail route is also under construction due for completion in 2014. The current light rail service that runs from Central Start to Lilyfield is now being extended to Dulwich Hill. The service will also interchange with Lewisham railway station on the Inner West Line.
Marrickville Rd, New Canterbury Rd and Wardell Rd all lead into the main thoroughfare.
The best areas to buy in Dulwich Hill are from the train line north to New Canterbury Road. These are the most sought after locations because of the close proximity to the train station. Hot streets include Cobar, Keith, The Boulevard, Myra & Riverview. All are popular because they are a short walk to the coffee, cake, and park attractions.
The Sydney buyers agents office is just 20 minute drive from Dulwich Hill and we have helped many property investors purchase in this area. Contact us to help you find the best investment property for your portfolio in Dulwich Hill.
Michael Yardney is one of the biggest names in property investment in Australia. He has written for just about every property magazine, newspaper and website in the country. He is also the owner of Metropole’s buyers agents in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.